Fraternal Twins

Are C-Sections For Twin Childbirth Really Necessary?

By | Thu, 10/03/2013 - 11:53

Planned C-sections, in comparison to vaginal deliveries, are found to provide no additional benefits for twin childbirth, according to a recent study.

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Congresswoman Returns To DC After Giving Birth To 'Miracle Baby' [VIDEO]

By | Sat, 09/07/2013 - 13:04

Rep. Jaime Herrera-Beutler will return to Congress next week after giving birth to a baby who survived the usually fatal Potter's Syndrome.

Helplessness in Newborns, Childbirth Pains

Does Childbirth Have To Hurt? The Evolutionary "Design Flaw" Behind Labor Pains And Helpless Newborns

By | Sun, 06/30/2013 - 15:55

A new study may shed additional light on the evolutionary reasons behind labor pains and why babies are born so helpless.

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C-Section Rates Level Off In The US: Why This is Good News For Future Mothers

By | Thu, 06/27/2013 - 10:58

US C-section rates have been steady for thee years, which is good news as natural births are safer and result in better health for the mother and baby in the long run.

Childbirth Orgasms? Some Women Are Able to Experience Ecstatic Birth

Childbirth Orgasms? Some Women Are Able to Experience Ecstatic Birth [VIDEO]

By | Mon, 06/03/2013 - 23:37

Reports from women and midwives confirm that orgasms during childbirth are real, but the numbers might be even higher than women are willing to admit.

Pitocin Adverse Side Effects on Newborn Baby

Pitocin May Have Adverse Effects On Newborn Babies

By | Tue, 05/07/2013 - 23:59

A preliminary study on the safety of the labor-inducing drug Pitocin for newborns suggests that artificial oxytocin may have unexpected side effects on babies' short-term health.

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Waiting to Have Kids Lowers Women’s Risk for Aggressive Breast Cancer

By | Thu, 12/13/2012 - 09:54

There has been a lot of ink spent in recent weeks about many younger people delaying starting families. Research indicates that delay may have a positive health benefit, after all.

Woman Gives Birth to 'Spitfire' Baby in Shocking Five-Minute Labor

By | Tue, 12/04/2012 - 14:55

A British woman is probably the envy of new mothers everywhere after revealing that her son was delivered after just a five-minute labor.

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Serious Birth Complications Rising in the U.S.

By | Wed, 10/24/2012 - 09:09

Severe complications from childbirth, including heart attacks and strokes, have been rising in the United States, although they still remain rare overall.